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REVIEWS

LOS ANGELES

Honor Fraser

Kaz Oshiro

A Standard

KAZ OSHIROInstallation view of the exhibition “A Standard” at Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, 2017. 

Photo by Elon Schoenholz. Courtesy Honor Fraser. 

Known for remarkably persuasive trompe-l’oeil depictions of dumpsters, filing cabinets, suitcases and other banalities rendered in acrylic on canvas, Okinawa-born, Los Angeles-based Kaz Oshiro continues to build on his series of what he calls “paintings” with a new body of work that imitates the I-beam, a prominent symbol of the Industrial Revolution and a universal component of construction. To understand the…

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